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25 years of a telescope with vision

 Hubble Space Telescope


Launched in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is still collecting breathtakingly beautiful images of our universe. HST is arguably the most successful scientific instrument in human history, contributing to discoveries that have rewritten our understanding of the cosmos – from planets to the lives of stars, to black holes, quasars, and the large-scale structure of our universe. Join us for a cosmic tour designed around the best and most evocative observations made by astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope.

Free of charge and suitable for all ages. 50 minute running time, with time for questions at the end of the presentation. Please note that the show will begin on time, with no late entrance permitted.



Tuesday March 29, 2016                    7:00 p.m.
Thursday March 31                              7:00 p.m.
Sunday April 3                 2:00 pm
Tuesday April 5                                   7:00 p.m.
Thursday April 7                                 7:00 p.m.
Sunday April 10                 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday April 12                                7:00 p.m.
Thursday April 14                              7:00 p.m.
Sunday April 17                 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday April 19                                 7:00 p.m.
Thursday April 21                               7:00 p.m.
Sunday April 24                   2:00 p.m.
Tuesday April 26                                 7:00 p.m.
Thursday April 28                               7:00 p.m.
Sunday May 1                    2:00 p.m.
Tuesday May 3                                   7:00 p.m.
Thursday May 5                                 7:00 p.m.
Sunday May 8                    2:00 p.m.
Tuesday May 10                                 7:00 p.m.



Hardin Planetarium is wheelchair accessible. A ramp from State Street provides access to the building's main floor and the ground floor is accessible via double doors.

For other needs, please request accommodations at least 3 business days before your visit. 270-745-4044.



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